home | faq | advertising | feedback | contact

- Ways To Obtain Your Own Bible Without Having To Buy It
- A Brief Account Of The Book Of Romans In The New Testament
- A Brief Bio Of The Old Testaments King David
- A Brief Glimpse Into The Old Testaments Joshua
- A Capsule Of Moses Three Speeches From Deuteronomy
- A Glimpse Into The Best Selling Book Of All Time The Bible
- A Glimpse Into The Muslims Bible The Quran
- A History Of The New King James Version Of The Bible And Its Modern Translations
- A Peek Into Heaven As Read In Chapters 21 And 22 Of Revelation
- A Quick Look Into The Old King James Version Of The Bible
- A Teaching Of The Torah Jewish Scripture
- A Telling Synopsis Of The Old Testaments Genesis
- An Overview Of Exodus, A Book In The Old Testament
- An Overview On The Different Versions And Translations Of The Bible
- Biblical Events Leading To Jesus Crucifixion
- Come Again The Story Of Jesus Resurrection
- David And Goliath The Original Tale About Beating Your Giants
- Defining Ruths Special Relationship With Naomi In The Bible
- Easy Tools To Help You Better Understand And Study The Bible
- Exoduss Chronicle Of The Parting Of The Red Sea
- Genesis, Chapters 6-9 The Story Of Noah
- Helpful Hints For Leading Your Own Bible Study Group
- How Abraham Became A Father At The Age Of 100
- Inconsistencies Of Gospel Accounts For The Last Supper
- Lessons To Help You Choose The Right Bible For You
- Outlining The Different Christian Interpretations Of The Old Testament
- Profiling The Main Apostles Of Jesus From The Bible
- Say It With Love Popular Bible Verses For Different Kinds Of Love
- Sin By Omission Josephs Amazing Rise To Glory In Genesis Chapters 37-45
- Straight Into The Lions Den The Tale Of Daniel
- Table Manners The Last Supper In Review
- Tell It On The Mountain The Delivery Of The Ten Commandments
- The Bible Gone Contemporary The New American Standard Version Of The Bible
- The Bibles Interpretation Of What Confession Entails
- The Bibles New Testament In Review
- The Bibles Stance On How To Pray
- The Bibles Stand On The Topic Of Sin
- The Christians Take On The Rapture
- The Churchs Stand On The Topic Of Feminism
- The Da Vinci Code And Bible Comparison Controversy
- The End Of Our Time What The Tribulation Means
- The First Step Of Bible Study How To Start Reading The Bible
- The Great Debate About The Real Authors Of The Gospels
- The Holy Trinity A Perplexing Puzzle
- The Lord Prayer The Most Widely Known From The Bible
- The Reason For The Season What The Gospels Have To Say
- The Scriptures Take On The Reasons For Jesus Death
- The Top Four Bible Translations Similarities And Differences
- The True Meaning Of Being Baptized
- The Walls Came A Tumbling The Battle Of Jericho
- 22different Kinds Of Love22 Philia
- Accuracy Of American Standard Version
- Bible Study Hints
- Bio Of King David
- Bible Verses On Fidelity
- Different Kinds Of Love Philia
- Bible Verses Of The Story Of Jesus Birth
- Bible Verses On Fidelity
- Bio Of Joshua In The Bible
- Brief Summary Of The Book Of Romans
- Brief Bio King Saul
- Brief Summary Of King David
- Brief Synopsis Of Exodus 14 Parting Of Red Sea
- Brief Synopsis Of The Life Of King David
- Christian Stance On Red Sea
- Basics To Starting Your Own Bible Study Group
- Corporate Prayer Out Loud
- Outline Of The Crucifixion Events
- David And Goliath By Muslims
- 22different Kinds Of Love22 Philia
- Donna J%2e Yennie
- Easy To Understand Version Of The The Last Supper
- Events Leading To Jesus Crucifixion
- Fiction Book Called Bible
- Four Top Bible Translations
- Gvelesme
- Brief Summary Of The Book Of Romans
- Holy Trinity Puzzle
- I6 Cvtfhur
- Inconsistencies In The Book Of Romans
Privacy Policy

Please like this page:

Straight into the Lions Den The Tale of Daniel

Table Manners The Last Supper In Review
May 31st, 2016

The Last Supper was the final official meal that Jesus had with his disciples, his closest followers and friends. This meal took place during the annual Passover meal. The Passover meal commemorated Israel’s escape from Egypt and took place on one night but the Feast of Unleavened Bread, which was celebrated with it, continued for a week. The Last Supper was held in an upper room in a house in Jerusalem. The Passover meal included the Passover lamb and unleavened bread, sauces and other ceremonial foods and drinks. It was at this meal that Jesus took the bread and broke it and while passing it out to his disciples he told them, “This is my body given for you; eat this in remembrance of me.” After that he took the common cup and said, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins. Drink from it, all of you.” Jesus was telling the disciples that he would not be celebrating Passover with them again on earth. He was telling them of his arrest and death that was going to happen in the following hours and days. The reference to the new covenant was also a foretelling of the new relationship that they would have with Jesus after his death and resurrection and that it would no longer be necessary to bring sacrifices before the Lord because Jesus was to be the final sacrifice. Jesus assured his disciples of victory over death and of their future with him.

It was also at the Last Supper that Jesus told his disciples that one of them would betray him. It was common practice at these dinners for there to be a common bowl that the people would dip their hands into and eat from. Jesus told the disciples that the one who dipped his hand into the bowl at the same time as Jesus would be the one to betray him. All of the disciples began to deny that they would ever betray their Lord and they began to eat while this discussion was taking place. At that time Jesus reached out to eat from the bowl and his disciple Judas reached his hand in the bowl at the same time. Judas was not the obvious one to betray Jesus because he was the one the disciples trusted to keep the money for their group. At the time Judas realized he was the one he got up from the table and ran out of the house.

The Bible also tells about Jesus teaching his disciples to be servants during this same meal. While the food was being served, Jesus got up and wrapped a towel around his waist. This was the highest symbol of servitude. Jesus then got a bowl and a cloth and went around the room washing the feet of his disciples. In those days, the men wore sandals, which meant that their feet were extremely dirty because of the dirt roads. It was customary for the servants of the house to wash the feet of the guests as they came in to a household. For Jesus to take on the responsibility of the lowliest job of a servant, he was trying to teach his disciples to be servants to others once he left them behind to carry on his ministry.

The celebration of the Last Supper is still celebrated by Christians of all nations and languages, under all sorts of conditions. It is considered one of the sacraments and is an act by which Christians affirm their faith in Christ. The terms Holy Communion, Lord’s Supper and the Eucharist are all used interchangeably to refer to the modern day celebration of that final Passover meal with Jesus, the Last Supper.

Tell It on the Mountain The Delivery of the Ten Commandments

Some Bible Resources: requests per minute. Total time: 0 seconds. Current time: 4:46:08 PM